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Coldfirex
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 9:27 pm

I followed a link to this page and its totally maxing out one of my cpus just displaying it. The other cpu just sits there all lonely like.
http://www.lucasarts.com/products/outcast/html/
Does this happen to others? One would think that Microsoft could implement SMP optimizations in IE since its such an "integral" part of windows.
 
Spune
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 10:15 pm

It isn't the fastest page I have ever been on, but it doesn't max out my one poor lonely CPU. :grin:
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TwoFer
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Sat Mar 09, 2002 10:24 pm

It doesn't use any CPU time for me. Not on either one of my CPU's.

Of course, I get a page which whines that my browser is incompatible, and I don't get to see the link at all... but that's a minor point, isn't it? ;P
 
Nelliesboo
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 1:16 am

i got this page to load in 3 seconds, and no cpu useage really.....
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Steel
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 1:56 am

There does seem to be an excessive amount of Flash on that page. Certain Flash animations can be real CPU hungry.
 
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Sun Mar 10, 2002 2:34 am

I know, I have a customer that has a Flash-heavy web page, and didn't put in a skip intro button. Bad customer :smile:. I've advised him to change that.
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